On Predatory Journalists

If you work at ABC News, today is a day that you ought to be ashamed of your career. This is the front page at Good Morning America. This is news? What went wrong? Let me tell you what went wrong. Journalism went wrong. Having never been to J School I still have the authority to declare this a non-news story, a predatory practice and egg on the face of every news outlet from People Magazine to NPR. Americans have turned into cannibals, raising children just so that we can …

Sometimes I Forget that Breastfeeding Involves a Secondary Sexual Organ

When I went on Fox and Friends and Dr Keith Ablow talked about breasts as secondary sexual organs I tried to contain myself. For many people ears, necks and toes are highly erotic but we don’t have laws to cover them them up. We do have laws that allow women to feed their children anywhere that women are allowed to be. So basically no, you may not feed your infant son in a men’s locker room. I’m willing to call this reasonable. Now, before you confuse me for a lactivist …

Tampons, Diva Cups and IUDs

Dad. Go read something else. Now. Maybe Oatmeal. Everyone else, we’re going to have to talk about menstruation. Earlier this week I posted about the pink string on Kotex brand tampons, and how confusing pink can be. The twitter DM’s started pretty quickly. Why aren’t you using a diva cup? Eww gross, get a Diva Cup. Don’t you know anything? You need a Diva Cup. Ladies, in addition to tampons and pads for your menses, there are cups. Although the Diva Cup has made quite a splash with the bloggers, …